December 2, 2016 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Environmental and Health Safety Specialist

ORGANIZATION: Brooklyn College

POSTING DATE: November 29, 2016

SUMMARY: Brooklyn College invites applications for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in the Office of Environmental Health & Safety. Under the general direction of the Director, the EHS Specialist assists with the management of all areas of laboratory health and safety, including hazard assessments, health and safety technical services, and waste management in support of the College’s research, teaching, or service activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist performs the following duties:
– Assist with performing health and safety inspections and recommending appropriate corrective action. Conduct routine checks including but not limited to: fire safety surveys, ventilation systems evaluations, air monitoring and safety equipment audits in support of lab operations.
– Administer the campus-wide chemical inventory program. Provide training for faculty, staff and researchers on a variety of EHS topics, including regulatory requirements (e.g., OSHA, RCRA, FDNY).
– Coordinate handling, storage and disposal of hazardous waste, including chemical radioactive, and infectious materials. Assist with planning and implementation a hazardous waste minimization program. Identify, collect and consolidate hazardous, non-hazardous, and regulated medical waste.
– Administer the radiation safety program. Coordinate institutional license and prepare periodic surveys of radioactive material use area are. Maintain all required records.
– Serve as departmental representative with Fire Department and other regulatory bodies, as required, during on-site compliance inspections and regulatory reporting.  Represent the Director of EHS at on- or off-campus meetings as required.
– Serve as an Emergency Coordinator for the campus contingency plan. Respond to hazardous materials incidents and implement necessary spill control measures and decontamination procedures using Level C chemical protective clothing as required.
– Maintain up-to-date training and education, including licenses & permits, specific to responsibilities. Keep abreast of EHS regulatory issues and technologies; Recommends the use of new technology as appropriate to meet changing requirements and to improve efficiency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Bachelor’s degree and four years’ related experience required.
Other qualifications:
– Current Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is desirable but not required.
– Knowledge of the technical specialty, applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines related to area of expertise.
– Proven ability to quickly assess situations through demonstrated problem-solving skills and knowledge of technology related to EHS discipline.
– Computer skills commensurate with job responsibilities (e.g., spreadsheet development, word-processing).
– Excellent communication skills.
– Ability to promptly respond in-person to all campus locations outside of normal business hours, as needed.
– Professional certification or license may be required by regulation for specific technical areas.
– Knowledge and understanding of radiation safety and ability to serve as campus Radiation Safety Officer (i.e. completion of a 40 hour training course or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire).

HOW TO APPLY: Apply here: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=15995&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1#15995

 

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POSITION: Higher Education Assistant

ORGANIZATION: City University of New York

POSTING DATE: November 29, 2016

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in managing academic and administrative environmental health and safety programs.
– Prepares reports of activities, inventories, incidents, environmental monitoring and related matters
– Assists in the inspection of laboratories, chemical storage rooms and other  facilities, ensuring compliance with government and university regulations
– Administers biological, chemical, and radioactive waste disposal programs by communicating with faculty and staff, organizing collection, and contacting appropriate disposal vendors
– May assist in developing compliance strategies and programs for various requirements such as EPA regulations, OSHA/PESH standards and New York’s occupational and environmental regulations
– Works with members of the College community to provide professional guidance and assistance on environmental health and safety implications of various projects
– May respond to environmental health and safety complaints
– Performs related duties as assigned.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

$42,873-$74,133 ($46,640- $80,645*)
* Salary subject to the new contract implementation

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development.  We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.  Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below. In order to be considered,
applicants must upload their cover letter (referenced Job ID 15995), resume, and contact information
(name, phone number and email address) for three references in rtf, doc or pdf format.

CLOSING DATE

January 16, 2017

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

 

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POSITION: Quality Improvement Manager

ORGANIZATION: Boston Children’s Hospital

POSTING DATE: November 29, 2016

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Overseeing all CEPQM project activities, including coordinating logistics, timetables for implementation, and appropriate reporting.
  • Overseeing project operations.
  • Preparing regular status reports on the progress of work teams. Overseeing quality improvement team
  • Advising on tools, methods, and criteria for monitoring care delivery processes and outcomes and evaluating effectiveness of changes.
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating QI protocols and facilitates, coordinates, and providing project management for quality improvement teams.
  • Organizing and managing our CEPQM learning collaborative.
  • Interacting with external partners (e.g., hospitals, State Medicaid offices, EQROs, other payers) regarding the results of improvement efforts and the ongoing performance of clinical processes.
  • Representing CEPQM and serves as a liaison between internal and external community and academic partners as well as federal funders and stakeholders. Prepares and delivers presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters (in a public health, psychology, public administration, or related field) with significant work experience required. PhD (in a public health, public policy/administration, social sciences or related field) OR clinical professional degree (e.g., MD, NP, RN) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience within the field of health care quality and health policy strongly preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively required.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with quality improvement methodologies and tools (e.g., PDSA, Process Maps/Value Stream Mapping, Creation and interpretation of run charts and control charts). Experience with clinical teams that include physician participants is also required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with multi-disciplinary/multi-sector health system initiatives Demonstrated ability to navigate health systems (including clinical delivery systems and public and private payers) will be highly valued.
  • The ability to work effectively with ambiguity and with diverse internal and external constituencies.

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply online at: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=368&siteid=5205&AReq=41640BR

The Boston Children’s Hospital Center of Excellence for Pediatric Quality Measurement (CEPQM) has been awarded continuation funding to extend the Center’s prior work that developed pediatric quality of care measures for broad national use. Over the next four years, CEPQM will disseminate and implement two measure sets that were developed in our prior work: a set of pediatric readmissions measures and a pediatric inpatient care experience measure, the Child Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (Child HCAHPS) Survey.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

 

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POSITION: Part-Time UGHE Teaching Assistant for Data Driven Health Care Delivery

ORGANIZATION: University of Global Health Equity

POSTING DATE: November 29, 2016

Reports to: Teaching & Learning Manager

Program: Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD)

Location: Remote

SUMMARY: The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a groundbreaking health sciences university in Rwanda that is training the next generation of global leaders from around the world in health care delivery and developing as a global intellectual hub for delivery science. Owned and operated by Partners In Health (PIH), UGHE is a private institution leveraging expertise and resources from the Government of Rwanda, Harvard University, and other partners to create a global forum for delivery-focused teaching, research, clinical care, and implementation.

With innovative curricula rooted in the principles of health equity, and incorporating the latest advances in education technology, UGHE will offer undergraduate and graduate programs in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and global health delivery. The University launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its inaugural degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD).

POSITION OVERVIEW: UGHE is seeking a Part-Time Teaching Assistant (TA) to facilitate the delivery of a research methods course focused on three key themes: epidemiological approaches; applied biostatistical principles and study design; and monitoring, evaluation and quality improvement. The course will be offered between February and May 2016 in Rwanda, but an earlier engagement with the TA is preferred for class preparation activities.

The TA will join the Teaching & Learning Team, working remotely to provide support through grading, conducting research, managing the online course, and collating, drafting and editing materials as needed. The expected engagement is between 15-20 hours per week.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Teaching Assistant will commit to:

  • Working closely with the Teaching and Learning Team as well as the Course Director and Course Deliverer to deliver top-notch research methods course leading to mastery in the aforementioned thematic areas.
  • Conducting literature and media reviews as requested by the T&L team.
  • Drafting and editing teaching and learning materials for the research methods course Collating materials for class sessions and posting them to the online course management system.
  • Grading student assessments, essays, reports, tests, and exams
  • Responding promptly to student and administrative requests during the employment term.
  • Grading student assessments, essays, reports, tests, and exams Adhering to the UGHE Code of Conduct:

UGHE aims to foster an environment in which all members work productively and equitably in pursuit of academic, professional, and personal excellence. The community supports expression, inquiry, intellectual honesty, respect for the dignity and diversity of others, and openness to constructive change. The community will be tolerant and supportive, characterized by civility and consideration for others. All community behavior must be in accordance with Rwandan law.

Adhering to the UGHE Honor Code:

As members of the UGHE academic community, we are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, we make common cause with those in need, we listen to learn from others, and we operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current or recent student (undergraduate or graduate) with global health-related major Completed coursework focused on research methods in global health, equity/health disparities, applied biostatistical principles and study design, epidemiology approaches, and/or monitoring, evaluation and quality improvement

Experience serving as a TA for undergraduate or graduate students, particularly in courses that emphasize critical thinking, experiential learning, and active learning approaches, including team-based learning and problem-based learning Excellent writing and editing skills

Extremely reliable and flexible, available up to 20 hours a week

Familiarity with online learning platforms, preference for the Populi system

Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries

Interest in social justice strongly desirable

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should provide: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial will suffice), (3) a cover letter discussing your interest in UGHE and relevant experience, (5) contact information for at least two professional references.